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File #: RES PH 19-144    Version: 2 Name: Payne Avenue Resurfacing
Type: Resolution-Public Hearing Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 5/22/2019
Title: Recommending that Ramsey County implement pedestrian refuge medians and bicycling facilities on Payne Avenue from Woodward Avenue to Edgerton Street. (Public hearing held May 15)
Sponsors: Amy Brendmoen
Attachments: 1. PAYNE AVE SUMMARY OF ENGINEERING RECOMMENDATIONS, 2. PAYNE AVE SUMMARY OF COMMENTS RECEIVED, 3. Comment recd by Council re Payne Ave
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Recommending that Ramsey County implement pedestrian refuge medians and bicycling facilities on Payne Avenue from Woodward Avenue to Edgerton Street. (Public hearing held May 15)

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WHEREAS, Ramsey County Public Works is planning a mill and overlay of Payne Avenue between Woodward Avenue and Edgerton Street in 2019; and

WHEREAS, the City of Saint Paul Department of Public Works, in coordination with Ramsey County, is proposing to implement pedestrian refuge medians and bicycle lanes on Payne Avenue from Woodward Avenue to Edgerton Street to improve safety and comfort for all users of the street; and

WHEREAS, the Council of the City of Saint Paul approved the Saint Paul Bicycle Plan (RES 15-476) on 3/18/2015; and

WHEREAS, the proposed bicycle lanes on Payne Avenue are found to be consistent with the recommendations of the Saint Paul Bicycle Plan; and

WHEREAS, the elements proposed for implementation are referred to and listed in the Payne Avenue Summary of Engineering Recommendations dated 5/1/2019; and

WHEREAS, on-street parking removal is proposed for the west side of Payne Avenue between Woodward Avenue to just north of Hopkins Street; and

WHEREAS, parking occupancy counts, included in the Payne Avenue Summary of Engineering Recommendations were performed at representative time periods to measure parking utilization along the corridor; and

WHEREAS, a community project meeting was held on 2/28/2019 to present information and receive feedback on the project as proposed; and

WHEREAS, the Transportation Committee of the Planning Commission has reviewed the proposed project and has recommended approval; and

WHEREAS, Payne Avenue is a County State Aid Highway under the jurisdiction of Ramsey County; and

WHEREAS, the implementation of pedestrian refuge medians and bicycle lanes on Payne Avenue will not proceed without Ramsey County approval; now, therefore be it

RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Saint Paul does herby recommen...

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